Sacred Parks – Iluka Nature Reserve, Bundjalung National Park

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20210411_1631010As the late afternoon sun faded behind scrub-covered hills, I climbed from the rocky slabs and tidal pools up onto a hanging glade of green grasses and herbs. Staring at me from atop the glade was a motionless grey kangaroo and his doe. Our mutual surprise relaxed into a friendly acceptance, as we sat together under creeping dusk, accompanied by distant rumbles and rushes of the grey-blue sea. Continue reading

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Sacred Parks – Queen Mary Falls, Main Range National Park

The Falls after heavy rains

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I recently visited a small corner of southeast Queensland’s Main Range National Park, referred to as Queen Mary Falls.

Descending from the lookout above the falls into the gorge below, then gradually returning to the top, is a moderate 40-minute walking circuit. Starting through ridgeline eucalyptus forest, the trail drops into lush, temperate rainforest – Continue reading

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Camels and Humans – Doing it Well


Most domestic camels never get the chance to grow up properly.

There’s a deep well of fundamental information they never learn about themselves, the world, and others.

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Pervasive Preferential Prejudice

4 Questions the same:  

Why do the human majority still relate to the natural world the way many men still relate to women? Continue reading

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Horses and Humans – Doing it Well

west-desert-may-3Most domestic horses never get the chance to grow up properly.

There’s a deep well of fundamental information they never learn about themselves, the world, and others.

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Em Tasol

spoteyeKaag originated from the rugged mountains north of the Wahgi Valley, New Guinea.

One day, as we walked carefully along Kala creek looking for crayfish, I asked him his age. Continue reading

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The Horse, the Human, and the Atom

horse head nebulaTo be truly consensually involved with horses, camels, and other living beings is a privilege from and for which gratitude and appreciation are the wellsprings. Continue reading

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We Are All Pretending!

We know each other much, much better than we allude to.

We think, describe, and pretend that we are only a few years of age.

But you and I are older than 500,000 years! Continue reading

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Yankunytjatjara Elder, Bob Randall

Uluru

Spend a few minutes watching and listening

as Uncle Bob talks

about how the Land owns us…

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Cultural Burning & Landcare

Almost all indigenous peoples worldwide engaged in practices of generational Landcare – continuously. It was chief among their primary occupations and human responsibilities to the Earth.

This sacred knowledge of Landcare was developed over thousands of years, passed on from generation to generation, always adapting and evolving, becoming more complex and nuanced. Continue reading

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